Elise Richter Programme

The Elise Richter Programme for senior postdocs and the Elise Richter Programme for arts-based research, Elise Richter PEEK, have been designed as a specific funding measure for women in science and research.

Target group
Highly qualified female scientists and scholars of any discipline, who strive for an university career.

Goals

  • to support the academic career of highly qualified female scientists and scholars and to enhance their university career
  • after completion of the program a level of qualification should be accomplished which enables participants to apply for a local or abroad professorship. ("Habilitation" or equal qualification)

Requirements

  • appropriate postdoctoral experience
  • international scientific publications
  • preparatory work related to the proposed research project
  • no age limit

Length
12 to 48 months

Level

  • Personnel costs according to the current senior postdoc rate
  • project specific costs up to 15,000.00 € per year

Applications
Via the FWF’s electronic application portal (elane).

  • 2 calls a year in spring/autumn.
    Next call: October 11 - December 10, 2021; the possibility to submit via elane ends at 2:00 pm local time Vienna/Austria.
  • in English

Allocation

  • by the FWF Board based on an international review process
  • in the June Board meeting (for fall call), in the November or December Board meeting (for spring call)

Contact
Contact

Downloads
Applications

Electronic application portal
elane